Ripping Time for Children in Need
Published by Anonymous for Two Rivers Housing in Health and also in Communities, Environment
Staff at Two Rivers Housing Association raised well over £400 for Children in Need this morning - by having a ripping time.
Plucky hairy legged Development Director Matt Hunt, from Wootton-under-Edge, offered up his pins for sacrifice - all for the good cause. Head of Housing Rachel "Ripper" Smith, from Shucknall near Hereford, did the deed, delivering follicle trauma.
The ritual humiliation was watched by colleagues who paid to see their boss suffer!
"There was a bit of pain for me and a lot of laughs from my team. But together we have managed to raise money for a really worth while cause. There are great bunch of people with a real commitment to the community," said Matt.
Matt was not the only man to suffer. Income Advisor Emma Watkins tore a strip off husband and Repairs Co-ordinator Chris, from Berry Hill. Chris was brave enough to offer up his chest.
Chris said his sacrifice had been worth it.
"As a not-for-profit community homes organisation we know how important it is to invest in the next generation. Many children face significant challenges in life and Children in Need are there for them," he said.
The Two Rivers team also raised money by paying to wear spotty clothing at work. IT guru Joel Norris (from Broadwell) dressed in a spotty one piece romper suit and went into Mitcheldean at lunch time to strut his stuff with a collection bucket.
Two Rivers Apprentice and keen fundraiser Lauren Hatton, from Coleford, said it had been a brilliant fundraising morning.
"Everyone baked cakes the night before and sold them to each other. Two Rivers is highly motivated by cake! The team really do care and it's a great place to work," she said.